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Oracle6i Forms/Reports Builder Cannot Connect To Any Database: ORA-12222 (Doc ID 755843.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 16, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 8.0.6.0.0 to 8.0.6.3.0 [Release 8.0.6]
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows 2000
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows XP
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows 2000Microsoft Windows XPMicrosoft Windows Server 2003

Symptoms

-- Problem Statement:
Oracle Forms6i Builder: 6.0.8.11.3 on Microsoft Windows XP.

Server: Oracle10g R2 (10.2.0.3.0)

When trying to connect to any database instance using Oracle6i Forms displays the following error:

     ORA-12222: TNS:No such protocol adapter

There are no problems connecting to the database from SqlPlus, TOAD, etc that use the
same tnsnames.ora file entries.

Problem reported with any/all Net Service Name/aliases.



Cause

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